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2018

Review: “Everyday Hero” Honors the Life Works of Guo Jian Nan

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Everyday Hero (南哥, lit. Brother Nan) is a Chinese biopic based on the true life and story of Guo Jian Nan, and his works in...

Review: Chinese Blockbuster “Us and Them” Will Make You Miss Your Ex

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Zhou Dongyu’s latest movie challenges whether traditional notions of success will make us truly happy (spoiler: they won’t)

Review: “Psychokinesis” is South Korea’s First Superhero Movie

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"Train to Busan’s" director returns with "Psychokinesis," another hard-hitting blockbuster.

French Animated Shorts Exhibit Humor—and the Macabre

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The Francophone world brings us some of the best animation out there. In this year's Oscar-nominated animated shorts, the French give us big laughs, with...

“Breaking Point” Director Mark Jonathan Harris: Why Ukraine’s Struggle for Democracy is Still Relevant

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The two-time Oscar-winning director's latest film depicts Ukraine's Euromaidan Revolution and its aftermath.

Jamie Greenberg Talks “Future ’38”, His Anti-Nazi Time Travel Comedy

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In this lighthearted screwball comedy, a secret agent from 1938 travels to the far-off future of 2018 on a mission to stop Hitler.

The 10 Best Korean Movies on Netflix

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Looking for the latest Korean movies online? Here's our list of the 10 best Korean movies on Netflix, updated for 2019!

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